Origin of craw
Examples from the Web for craw
The seizure of this particular spring sticks in the craw of Palestinian activists—see the “infographic.”The Settlement Movement and The Environmental Card|Kathleen Peratis|August 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But what really stuck in my craw was that Pope mindlessly repeated a spate of spurious claims about ethanol and Brazil.
At this time, however, a Mr. Craw came to live with us as tutor to my youngest brother, Henry.
You said you wouldn't tell about that 'Craw de gare,' ner call me a hero, an' you've gone and done it!The Dude Wrangler|Caroline Lockhart
Let him have it brought in, killed, and the craw taken out and cut open.Cottage Economy|William Cobbett
If the old maxim is true, "A fellow needs sand in his craw," he easily gets it on the Platte.Whitman's Ride Through Savage Lands|Oliver Woodson Nixon
Crows and magpies fluttered above them, and cried, as if in contempt, 'Craw!What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales|Hans Christian Andersen
Word Origin for craw
Old English *cræg "throat," a Germanic word (e.g. Middle Dutch craghe "neck, throat," Old High German chrago, German Kragen "collar, neck"), of obscure origin.
see stick in one's craw.